***Introduction*** Far Cry is a tactical, first-person-perspective action game set in a tropical paradise. During play you will be informed of the story and objectives by occasional video sequences, and prompts on the head up display (HUD). ***STORY*** Jack Carver has left his mysterious and bitter past behind and dropped out of society to run a boat charter business in the South Pacific. He is hired by Valerie Cortez to take her secretly to an uncharted island in Micronesia. After Val is safely delivered to the island, Jack's boat is suddenly attacked and Jack escapes. Thousands of miles from nowhere, with his only friend lost somewhere in the depths of an uncharted jungle, he must find his way back to civilization. - Main characters (not all seen in the demo) Jack Carver: A charter boat captain in the South Pacific, Jack has been hired to take Val to an uncharted island in Micronesia, ostensibly to take pictures of the little known Japanese WWII ruins there. Valerie Cortez: An American photo-journalist working for Exotic Travel magazine, Val seems a bit too professional for your run-of-the-mill freelance photographer. Harlan Doyle: Jack's main contact on the island once the mystery begins. He seems to know a lot about what is going on, but is none too eager to reveal his own identity. George Wilhelm Krieger: Ex World Health Organization scientist, who disappeared some 5 years ago under mysterious circumstances surrounding his controversial genetics research. Col. Richard Crow: Soldier of Fortune of unknown origin. Head of a mercenary force which protects Dr. Krieger's island installation Mercenaries: Hired goons and killers. Scum of the earth. Trained killers, they aren't paid to ask questions. ***PLAYING THE GAME*** MAIN MENU Campaign: Click here to start the demo Options: Click here to choose options Quit: Click here to quit the game. OPTIONS -Game Options (This is disabled in the DEMO version – clicking on these has no meaning) -Video Options Changing default video settings may improve the performance of the game at the cost of visual appeal. By default all settings are set to match capabilities of recommended spec machines. The first time you start the game it will automatically open the options menu to ensure that you configure the game properly. Click 'Video' on the options menu to access these options. - Sound Options Adjust sound options here -Control Options Click 'Control settings' to list all controls and current bindings. The controlled action is listed on the left, with the action's context in brackets behind it. To change a control, double-click the table entry for the control and, when prompted, press the new key for the selected control. See the appendix for a full list of the play controls and default bindings. ***THANK YOU FOR PLAYING FAR CRY*** Join the Far Cry Community at the official web site and get: - The latest news and information on Far Cry - Exclusive content - All you need to know about the game - Forums in which to meet other players and chat about Far Cry Log-on now to http://www.farcry-thegame.com Copyright 2003 Crytek/UbiSoft.